Reusable packaging is an approach that is yet to reach its full potential. Reusable or returnable packaging can be redeployed many times, offering significant benefits in terms of sustainability, productivity, food safety and more. Perched to help … [Read more...] about The Basics of Reusable Packaging
Retail ready packaging or RRP refers to a packaging approach that enables to a product that comes ready for merchandising or sale with no or minimal setup or opening. It also meets other needs such as easy to identify and easy to open. RRP includes … [Read more...] about What Is Retail Ready Packaging – RRP?
In an age of sophisticated RFID and other auto-ID solutions, there is still a case for color coding, or colour coding. All you have to do is watch the reverse logistics operation at supermarket distribution centres as they make full use of color … [Read more...] about Color Coding for Pallets and Containers
Dale, one of our readers, recently sent me a note, wondering if there was an opportunity for reusing cardboard boxes rather than sending them for recycling. We asked Marty Metro, founder and CEO of www.usedcardboardboxes.com, a company that buys … [Read more...] about Am I a Good Candidate to Sell My Used Cardboard Boxes for Reuse? Marty Metro of www.usedcardboardboxes.com Offers 7 Tips
This article introduces the use of reusable packaging and pallets in beverage applications. It is the first in a series introducing the use of reusables in a variety of industries. They've caught your eye in supermarket floor displays of Pepsi, … [Read more...] about Reusable Packaging Basics: Reusable Packaging and Pallets in the Beverage Sector
This is a continuation of Reusable Packaging and Pallets in the Beverage Sector (Part 1) Reusable Bulk Packaging Reusable bulk packaging is used both on the inbound side of bottling operation as well as for outbound. Solutions such as … [Read more...] about Reusable Packaging and Pallets in the Beverage Sector (Part 2)
When an automotive original equipment manufacturer (OEM) redesigned a headlight system for a new luxury sports utility vehicle (SUV) to give a wider range of visibility, it required a new approach to packaging for protection of sensitive … [Read more...] about Automotive Reusables: Returnable Dunnage for Headlamps Prevent Electrostatic Discharge